National Security Law Journal releases Volume 4, Issue 1

JANUARY 12, 2016 — Our new fall/winter issue is Journalhere! You can now access the digital versions of the articles in Vol. 4, Issue 1 online.


  • Patrick Walsh, Planning for Change: Building a Framework to Predict Future Changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, 4 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 1 (2015).
  • Jesse Medlong, Quantum Lawmaking: How National-Security Law Happens When We’re Not Looking, 4 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 25 (2015).


  • Stephen Roy Jackson, Comment, Terror in Mexico: Why Designating Mexican Cartels as Terrorist Organizations Eases Prosecution of Drug Traffickers under the Narcoterrorism Statute, 4 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 83 (2015).
  • Molly Picard, Comment, Cyberspace: The 21st-Century Battlefield Exposing Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines to Potential Civil Liabilities, 4 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 126 (2015).

National Security Law Journal currently accepting submissions for Vol. 4, Issue 2

rp_print_version_photo_200x200-150x150.pngThe National Security Law Journal’s submission window is currently open for professional pieces for our spring issue, Volume 4, Issue 2. We welcome essays, book reviews, and articles written by practitioners and academics on topics related to national security law. Ideal submissions will conform to these style instructions and will offer a novel, focused contribution to the evolving field of national security law.

Pieces may be submitted either through the online submission service ExpressO, or they may be sent to our Articles Selection Editor directly at More information is available here.

National Security Law Journal joins ABA as official sponsor of the 2015 National Security Law Career Fair

2015 National Security Law Career FairThe National Security Law Journal at George Mason University School of Law has joined the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on Law and National Security as an official sponsor of the 2015 National Security Law Career Fair, which will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Georgetown Law.

This event is open to all D.C. metropolitan area law schools, and we invite any interested law student to join us for the opportunity to gather information from prospective employers and ask questions of representatives from the following governmental agencies and non-profit organizations:

  • Air Force Judge Advocate General
  • Army Judge Advocate General
  • The Brennan Center
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • The Constitution Project
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Electronic Privacy Information Center
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Human Rights First
  • Navy Judge Advocate General
  • National Security Agency
  • United States Department of Energy
  • United States Department of Homeland Security
  • United States Department of Justice
  • United States Marine Corps

This event will be hosted on the Georgetown Law campus, 120 F. Street, NW, Washington, DC, on the Gewirz 12th Floor. Attendees are encouraged to wear business attire and to bring copies of their legal resumes. Light refreshments will be served.